The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at wevl.org. In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at tim@wevl.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Stay With The Happy People

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Stay With The Happy People" by Bing Crosby and Ella Fitzgerald.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Straighten Up And Fly Right

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Straighten Up And Fly Right" by the Nat King Cole Trio.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Playlist For May 22, 2019

The playlist for the May 22, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Confucius Say

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Confucius Say" by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: A Room With A View

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "A Room With A View" by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, May 20, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Arkansas Traveler

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Arkansas Traveler" by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Huckleberry Duck

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Huckleberry Duck" by Raymond Scott.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Sunrise Serenade: Rip Van Winkle

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Rip Van Winkle" by Ella Mae Morse.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Playlist For May 15, 2019

The playlist for the May 15, 2019 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.  

Sunrise Serenade: Jeepers Creepers

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Jeepers Creepers" by Bert Ambrose and His Orchestra with Evelyn Dall on vocals.  Enjoy the video from YouTube